Skip to main content

Curators, collections, and contexts : anthropology at the Field Museum, 1893-2002

Published 2003

Includes bibliographical references (p. 319-333)

Foreword / John W. McCarter -- Acknowledgments / Stephen E. Nash and Gary M. Feinman -- Introduction: A glorious foundation: 109 years of anthropology at the Field Museum of Natural History / Stephen E. Nash and Gary M. Feinman -- Part 1. A context for Field Museum anthropology -- 1. A natural history of man: reflections on anthropology, museums, and science / Don D. Fowler -- 2. The role of museums in American anthropology / Donald Collier and Harry S. Tschopik, Jr. -- 3. Creating field anthropology: why remembering matters / David R. Wilcox -- 4. "In Re: Founding of the Field Museum" / Edward Everett Ayer -- 5. The Department of Anthropology of the Field Columbian Museum - a review of six years / George A. Dorsey -- 6. A chronicle of Field Museum anthropology / Warren Haskin, Stephen E. Nash, and Sarah Coleman. -- Part 2. A selection of curators -- Interchapter / Stephen E. Nash and Gary M. Feinman -- 7. George Amos Dorsey: a curator and his comrades / Tristan Almazan and Sarah Coleman -- 8. Albert Buell Lewis: realizing George Amos Dorsey's vision / Robert L. Welsch -- 9. Berthold Laufer / Bennet Bronson -- 10. Henry Field, collections, and exhibit development, 1926-1941 / Ed Yastrow and Stephen E. Nash -- 11. A tale of two Thompsons: the contributions of Edward H. Thompson and J. Eric S. Thompson to anthropology at the Field Musem / Donald McVicker -- 12. Wilfrid D. Hambly and Sub-Saharan Africa research at the Field Museum, 1928-1953 / Raymond Codrington -- 13. Paul Sidney Martin / Stephen E. Nash -- 14. Recollections of the Department of Anthropology in the Mid-Twentieth Century / Elaine Bluhm Herold -- 15. Donald Collier: a curator's life / John E. Staller -- 16. My life with exhibits at the Field Museum, 1941-1976 / Donald Collier -- 17. The legacy of James W. VanStone in museum and arctic anthropology / Jessica M. Rooney and Chapurukha M. Kusimba -- Part 3. Present and future challenges -- 18. The changing role of the curator / Jonathan Haas -- 19. Information management in the Department of Anthropology: history and prospects / Dorren Martin-Ross and William K. Barnett -- 20. A foundation for the future of Field Museum anthropology / Stephen E. Nash and Gary M. Feinman -- Part 4. Appendices

Fieldiana series has been published as Anthropological Series by Field Columbian Museum (1895-1909) and Field Museum of Natural History (1909-1943), and as Fieldiana: Anthropology by Chicago Natural History Museum (1945-1966) and Field Museum of Natural History (1966-)

Volume Fieldiana, Anthropology, new series, no.36
Publisher Chicago, Ill. : Field Museum of Natural History
Pages 356
Possible copyright status In copyright. Digitized with permission of the Chicago Field Museum. Contact for information.
Language English
Call number 5388370
Digitizing sponsor University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Book contributor University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Collection biodiversity; fieldiana

Full catalog record MARCXML

[Open Library icon]This book has an editable web page on Open Library.
[Biodiversity Heritage Library icon]This book is available with additional data at Biodiversity Heritage Library.


There are no reviews yet. Be the first one to write a review.
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Brunner von Wattenwyl, Karl, 1823-1914